Baby Birdland Roundup 5/17: Jordan Kipper Tosses Gem, Johnny Giavotella Has Big Day

Each day, we like to provide you a quick, game summary for each of the Baltimore Orioles' Minor League Affiliates in action the previous day. Here's how the Baby Birds did yesterday.

AAA Norfolk Tides (16-23)

Tides win 5-4
  • Johnny Giavotella went 2-4 with four RBI. Hitting .307 this season
  • Henry Urrutia went 2-3 with two walks
  • Jordan Kipper tossed seven shutout innings while allowing four hits, one walk and striking out one
AA Bowie Baysox (20-19) 

Baysox lose 12-4
  • Adrian Marin went 3-5 with a double, triple, RBI and a run scored
  • Yermin Mercedes went 1-5 with a home run (first since promotion to AA), RBI and a run scored
  • David Hess allowed eight runs (six earned) on eight hits, one walk and struck out three over three innings pitched
High-A Frederick Keys (21-18)

Keys win 5-2
  • Austin Hays went 2-5 with a double, home run, RBI and two runs scored. Hitting .309 this season
  • Stuart Levy went 2-3 with a home run, walk, RBI and a run scored
  • Francisco Jimenez tossed 3.2 shutout innings of relief while allowing three hits, no walks and striking out three
Low-A Delmarva Shorebirds (16-21)

Shorebirds off Wednesday

Short-Season A Aberdeen Ironbirds (0-0)

Ironbirds begin season in June

Dominican Summer League Orioles (0-0)

DSL Orioles begin season later this summer

Gulf Coast League Orioles (0-0)

GCL Orioles begin season later this summer

I hope you enjoyed this Baby Birdland roundup as I try to keep you informed on the BabyBirds!


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